Teaching Assistant

Blackburn, Lancashire
Date Posted:12 Aug 2020
  1. Teaching Assistant
£60.00 - £75.00 per day + Over 30 accredited CPD courses
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Blackburn, Lancashire
Teaching Assistant

COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face-to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online.

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you an organised SEN Teaching Assistant looking for your next role in Blackburn?

Tradewind are currently recruiting for a hardworking and experienced SEN teaching assistant for a very popular Alternative Provision in Blackburn. The role is to start September 2020 until December 2020 full time, 5 days a week, with the potential of going permanent for the right candidate. Pay starts from £65 per day dependent on experience up to £75 per day.

This Secondary Alternative Provision Ofsted rated 'Good' aims to provide the highest standards of teaching and learning so that all children can achieve their academic potential. The Alternative Provision part of a number of schools in the area, this is a benefit as there is so much progression within each school. They ensure that they foster and develop the social and emotional well-being of their children as well as concentrating on developing the potential of their staff.

The school has students with a wide range of with challenging behaviour and Social and Emotional behavioural difficulties. You will be Supporting a pupil in KS3 working on a 1-2-1 basis. As a 1-2-1 Teaching Assistant you will be required to support the pupil in the class with schoolwork and also outside the class where you will be required to deliver the work set for the pupil.

After visiting the school, I was really impressed with the state-of-the-art facilities with interactive whiteboards and iPads in all the classroom. This school also encourages and healthy and active approach to everyday school life.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will have the support of a cohesive and committed Support Team and SLT. Plus, the successful Teaching Assistant you will be provided with a comprehensive induction package and a wide range of CPD opportunities for all staff.

Additionally, while walking round the school the behaviour of the pupils was settled and had such a warm family feeling and pupils polite and welcoming.

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
*Experience Supporting in KS3 and KS4
*Team Teach Trained (not essential as training will be provided)
*Knowledge and understanding working with challenging behaviour, trauma and Social and Emotional behavioural difficulties
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure
*Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in Blackburn or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977 333 or chrissie.hempstalk@twrecruitment.com

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